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2009-09-10 12:22:14

Seton Hall basketball Coach Bobby Gonzalez has been given a contract extension that runs through the 2014-15 season, the Big East school said Thursday. Seton Hall Director of Athletics Joe Quinlan didn't say how much Gonzalez would be paid for staying another three years but called the deal a strong indicator of the university's commitment and support for the coach. We expect to be successful and believe that Coach Gonzalez has taken the necessary steps to position our program for future...

2009-03-04 20:32:17

A 27-point performance from Earl Clark Wednesday sent No. 6 Louisville coasting past Seton Hall 95-78. The Cardinals moved into a tie with top-ranked Connecticut atop the Big East Conference race with one game remaining. Louisville and Connecticut own a one-game lead over fourth-ranked Pittsburgh, which hosts Connecticut Saturday in their regular-season finale. Louisville will close the campaign at West Virginia. Clark made 10-of-16 shots from the field and also grabbed 16 rebounds. Terrence...

2009-02-28 22:18:32

Sam Young had 29 points and 10 rebounds Saturday night to lead the top-ranked Pittsburgh Panthers to an 89-78 victory over Seton Hall. The Panthers are expected to lose their No. 1 ranking because they lost to Providence Tuesday. Pittsburgh (26-3, 13-3 Big East) is third in the conference and will finish its regular season with home games against 10th-ranked Marquette Wednesday and second-ranked Connecticut Saturday. Jermaine Dixon scored 14 points and Levance Fields had 10 points and 10...

2009-02-17 22:12:00

Wesley Matthews scored 24 points Tuesday in 11th-ranked Marquette's 79-67 victory over Seton Hall. The Golden Eagles (22-4, 11-2 Big East), who improved to 16-0 at home this season, also got 14 points from Lazar Hayward and 13 each from Dominic James and Jerel McNeal. Marquette made just 3-for-17 from 3-point range but made 24 of 31 free throw tries. Jeremy Hazell led Seton Hall (14-11, 5-8) with 23 points. Jordan Theodore added 15.

2009-02-14 17:17:34

Hasheem Thabett came up one blocked shot short of a rare triple-double Saturday in boosting top-ranked Connecticut to a 62-54 Big East win over Seton Hall. Thabett scored 25 points, grabbed 20 rebounds and had nine blocked shots in Connecticut's 13th straight victory. UConn took a 24-13 lead just before halftime and brushed off any Seton Hall comeback attempt in the second stanza. Thabeet's two free throws made it 51-39 with just under 11 minutes remaining, and Seton Hall trailed by at least...

2009-01-10 16:16:30

Thirteenth-ranked Notre Dame, led by Luke Harangody's 30 points and 16 rebounds, extended its home win streak to 45 games Saturday, defeating Seton Hall 88-79. Tory Jackson registered 18 points seven rebounds and eight assists, and Kyle McAlarney also totaled 18 points for the Fighting Irish (12-3, 3-1 Big East). McAlarney connected on four of six shots from 3-point range. Eugene Harvey led the Pirates (9-7, 0-4) with 21 points. Seton Hall has lost six of its last seven games, including all...

2008-12-30 20:53:38

Andy Rautins hit 7-of-10 three-pointers and scored 26 points Tuesday, sparking 11th-ranked Syracuse to a 100-76 win over Seton Hall. Syracuse got back Eric Devendorf, who missed two games after punching a female student in the face in early November. The guard had 20 points and five assists. Jonny Flynn and Rick Jackson each added 14 points for Syracuse (13-1, 1-0 Big East), which has won four straight. Jeremy Hazell scored 23 points, and Robert Mitchell had 22 points and 12 rebounds for...

2008-11-21 22:32:07

Doneal Mack scored 16 points Friday and No. 12 Memphis used a first-half run to pull away for an 84-70 win over Seton Hall. The victory put the Tigers into the title game of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off Classic, where they will meet Xavier Sunday. Willie Kemp had 14 points and Tyreke Evans 12 for Memphis (4-0), which survived a 32-point performance from Seton Hall's Jeremy Hazell. The Pirates (3-1) played Memphis on even terms for the game's first five minutes before the Tigers took control with a...

2008-11-20 21:31:33

Jeremy Hazell put Seton Hall in front with 1:20 to play Thursday and the Pirates held on to surprise No. 20 USC 63-61. The victory came in the Puerto Rico Tip-Off Classic and set Seton Hall up for a Friday meeting with No. 12 Memphis. USC became the first nationally ranked team this season to lose to an unranked opponent. No. 21 Davidson lost this week, but that setback came against 14th-ranked Oklahoma. Hazell gave Seton Hall a 62-59 lead with a three-pointer, after which USC's Taj Gibson...

2006-03-16 17:21:07

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Powerful Boston College needed two overtimes to stave off Pacific 88-76 in an NCAA Tournament opening-round thriller on Thursday. Boston College, the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament runner-up and fourth seed in the Minneapolis regional, needed a 14-2 spurt in the second overtime to oust 13th seeded Pacific when U.S. universities launched a three-weekend run to their national championship. Forward Craig Smith scored 25 points, including two key throws at the...

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